Sounds Like San Diego: September 24

Diana Krall, Blackalicious, Blanco White, Al Di Meola and more top Tuesday's live-music action

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It's not often that the Casbah hosts hip-hop, but when it does, it is always exceptional. We expect nothing less from Blackalicious, the Sacto hip-hop duo celebrating 20 years of their debut "Nia." It's gonna be a good one, but not the only show in town by any stretch. At the Belly Up, our pals in Strawberry Moons celebrate a record release; jazz singer and pianist Diana Krall plays Humphreys; and jazz fusion legend Al Di Meola plays the Magnolia. Of course, Pyles has a great lineup at the Merrow, Of Mice & Men play SOMA, and if you're into discovering the next big amazing artist who will totally blow your mind, check out Blanco White at House Of Blues. One note, and you just might get hooked.

Tuesday, Sept. 24:

  • Diana Krall @ Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
  • Blackalicious, Roots & Tings, the Elephants in the Room, Bukue One @ Casbah
  • Blanco White, Dan Owen @ Voodoo Room, House of Blues
  • The Strawberry Moons, Stephanie Brown & the Surrealistics, Electric Mud @ Belly Up
  • Al Di Meola @ The Magnolia 
  • Of Mice & Men, For the Fallen Dreams, Thousand Below, Blood Bather, A Hero Within @ SOMA
  • 91x Loudspeaker's Tim Pyles presents Electric Elms, Marujah, Reviva @ The Merrow
  • Tiki Tuesday with the Garners @ Bar Pink
  • The Tourmaliners @ Tio Leo's
  • Leigh Scarritt Productions Presents "Stars of the Future" @ Martini's Above Fourth
  • Reggae Tuesdaze with Zaboomba, Three Finger Lid, DJ Carlos Culture @ The Holding Company
  • Techno Tuesdays with Nocturne & Techit Easy @ Blonde
  • Mercedes Moore @ Humphreys Backstage Live
  • Electronica Jam Session @ Winston's (10:30 p.m.)
  • Doah Lee @ Winston's (9 p.m.)
  • Metal Jam with Graveyard Witch and Maniac @ Winston's (6 p.m.)
  • Family Loteria with Anahuac, Analy, DJ Viejo Lowbo @ Border X Brewing
  • Charlie Arbelaez Presents: The Jazz & Cocktail Party @ Seven Grand
  • Papach @ Salty Frog
  • Adams Gone Funky: Soul Jazz Session @ Rosie O'Grady's
  • Lyrical Exchange (Open Mic) @ Queen Bee's
  • Night Shift with DJ Ramsey @ The Office
  • DJ Lexicon Devil @ Pour House
  • The Works Jam @ Riviera Supper Club & Turquoise Room
  • Live Jam Session @ Wildwood Crossing
  • Th3rd Coast Roots, Eureka Sound @ 710 Beach Club
  • Open Open Mic Night with Ash Foster @ El Dorado

Rosemary Bystrak is the publicist for the Casbah and writes about the San Diego music scene, events and general musings about life in San Diego on San Diego: Dialed In. Follow her updates on Twitter or contact her directly.

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